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This  "Special Gentle Giants Tour" is an exclusive excursion that takes you up close and personal with magnificent wild creatures such as the Asian elephant, blue whale, and sperm whale, among numerous other extraordinary species found in the stunning landscapes of Sri Lanka. Prepare to be fascinated as you observe these colossal beings in their pristine natural habitats.

The trip length is 9 days and it covers the following destinations. 

  • Negombo
  • Habarana
  • Minneriya National Park
  • Kandy
  • Udawalawe
  • Mirissa
  • Colombo

Following is the proposed itinerary. But, this tour can be customized to fit your needs, interests, and budget. Make an inquiry and get a tailor-made trip that perfectly aligns with your specific requirements.


Day 1

Rest at Negombo

On arrival, to be met by our English-speaking Guide. Transfer to your hotel in Negombo. [Optional: Negombo fish market, visit Palagathuray beach]

Overnight Stay at Negombo

Day 2

Transfer to Habarana

Travel to Habarana.
[optional: Sigiriya Rock Fortress]. In the evening, jeep safari at Kawudulla National Park (see Asian Wild Elephants).

Overnight Stay at Habarana

Day 3

Safari at Minneriya National Park

Full day safari at Minneriya National Park. In September, you can also see Elephant gathering).

Overnight Stay at Habarana

Day 4

Transfer to Kandy

Travel to Kandy. En route visit Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage and in the evening visit to Udawatta kele Forest.
[optional: Temple of tooth relic]

Overnight Stay at Kandy

Day 5

Travel to Udawalawe

Travel to Udawalawe and visit Elephant Transit Home. In the evening, jeep-safari at Udawalawe National Park.

Overnight Stay at Udawalawe

Day 6

Safari at Udawalawe National Park

Full day jeep safari at Udawalawa National Park. In the evening, travel to Mirissa.

Overnight Stay at Mirissa

Day 7

Whale Watching at Mirissa

Early morning sail to offshore of Mirissa for whale watching (see Blue Whales and Sperm Whales). In the evening, rest on the beach enjoy the sun, sand and sea.

Overnight Stay at Mirissa

Day 8

Transfer to Colombo

Travel to Colombo and visit Diyasaru Wetland Park. Shopping at Colombo.

Overnight Stay at Colombo

Day 9

Departure Transfer

Proceed to the Airport in time.

(Safe trip home)

  • Accommodation (3 star and above) 
  • All meals
  • Transportation (air-conditioned) 
  • English speaking guide 
  • Wildlife specialized guide for safari
  • Entry tickets to excursions
  • Personal expenses
  • Liquor
  • Tips

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